Spring Was Short! Here Comes Summer

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Area streams rose swiftly on Tuesday and again on Wednesday after a series of storms moved over the already saturated Endless Mountains. Meshoppen Creek coursed swiftly through the borough on Wednesday as Tunkhannock Creek briefly breached it’s banks at Lazy Brook Park. The Susquehanna River at Meshoppen crested just over 18 feet (flood stage is 27 ft) on Wednesday evening and should continue to drop into the weekend.

Photos above by Rick Hiduk/Photos below by JoAnna DeRemer

Seemingly relentless rains will give way to a couple of warm, dry days as summer appears to finally be getting a foothold across the region.

The eight day forecast follows:

Thursday night: 55 clear

Friday: 85/62 mostly sunny

Saturday: pm showers 85/65

Sunday: some storms 80/62

Monday: some storms 75/64

Tuesday: partly cloudy 75/62

Wednesday: partly cloudy 80/62

Thursday: partly cloudy 77/64

Friday: partly cloudy 78/62

The EndlessMtnLifestyles.com weather report is based on expected conditions at approximately 1,100 ft elevation in Meshoppen Township, Wyoming County, near the center of the Endless Mountains region. Residents of river towns can generally expect slightly higher temperatures, while those at higher elevations may experience lower temperatures. Send your Weather Window photos to endlessmtnlifestyles@gmail.com. Try to include a good horizontal/panoramic shot.

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